Why Uber Will Beat Grab When the Subsidy Party Stops

This following is a guest posted opinion and does not reflect the views of the DemystifyAsia team. To contribute your own guest posts, please get in touch: http://www.demystifyasia.com/contribute/ With the recent  cease fire/merger in China between  Didi and Uber, Uber now has resources and bandwidth to move their battle for global dominance to another locale where […]

Should Companies Move Their Headquarters to Singapore?

Singapore has always been an attractive location for multinational companies to set up their regional headquarters. In recent years, a vibrant startup ecosystem is also growing in Singapore, placing it to be among the top tech startup hubs in the world. But what are the factors that have contributed into making Singapore to be an […]

Asia Really is the Place for Fintech Investment

We’ve been hearing a lot about Fintech for a few years now and have seen the tremendous growth in popularity across the globe. Every tech conference touts the growth of the fintech sector and each country’s  ‘silicon valley’ is making large investments in fintech startups. But Asia is where it’s really at. In 2015 alone, […]

Top Tech Media in Asia Written in English

 This is the list of top 12 most widely used Tech Media of Asia. The list is arranged in terms of the website’s popularity and their nature of services, starting out with the most widely used tech media in Asia. It is worth noting that every Asian country had a list of their own tech […]

Lazada Vs. Zalora – online fashion shopping

LAZADA Lazada is a privately owned company that operates in the Asia pacific region with headquarters based in Singapore. It is a premier online marketplace and a pioneer of ecommerce. The company was founded in 2011 by Rocket Internet, a multinational German internet company. Lazada has grown to become the leading online shopping site and […]

Popular Messaging Apps in Asia

Wechat Goes Beyond Texting To Paying Bills   WeChat, owned by Tencent Holding, is the dominant mobile messaging app in China and the country’s answer to WhatsApp and Snapchat. The most recent update on WeChat usage for the March 2016 quarter showed that the app now boasts more than 700 million active users. The vast […]

Kaodim vs. ServisHero

Kaodim and ServisHero are two fast growing Malaysian internet startups that have been established with the purpose of helping customers connect with service professionals in the region. Both companies have remained competitive, although, most likely, only one will ultimately dominate the market. Overview: Kaodim-overview Kaodim is a Malaysian-owned online marketplace founded by two lawyers named […]

Most Popular Social Networks in Asia

Today, social networks are an important tool for people to connect to each other. The utilization of these platforms vary, from personal branding, product marketing to creating community groups of people with the same interest. Broadly speaking, social networks are tools that connect people using the same online system. Social networks are often used to […]

Lazada vs. Qoo10 – Who is the King of Ecommerce in Asia

Asia’s e-commerce industry has been enjoying robust growth in the past few years. While sites like Lazada and Zalora have a growing market in multiple countries, other e-commerce websites such as Tokopedia have become industry behemoths in their respective countries.  Each of these online marketplaces have unique features; some services are tailored to individual country […]

PropertyGuru vs 99.co – Online Real Estate Brokers

Most people looking for property rental or purchases are familiar with online property portals like PropertyGuru, Iproperty, Edgeproperty, and 99.co. These Online Property Portals have simplified the process of finding and renting out/purchasing a home. Below, you will find a comparison to PropertyGuru and 99.com.   PropertyGuru: Out of all the Singapore online property portals, […]